Posted by Reuters | a week ago
US President Joe Biden made the comments during an interview on the "60 Minutes" program. After the interview, a White House official said US policy on China has not changed.© Ann Wang/REUTERS
US President Joe Biden said on Sunday that US forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion.
Biden made the comments during an interview on the "60 Minutes" program.
When asked on whether US forces would defend Taiwan if China invaded the island, Biden said "yes, if in fact, there was an unprecedented attack."
A White House official said following the interview that US policy toward Taiwan has not changed.